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Eye Health

  • Is Blue Light Bad for Eyesight?

    In recent years curiosity about blue light has grown and only increased in light of the 2020 covid-19 pandemic. With many businesses and schools transitioning fully online since then, a new wave of concern arose about blue light and its impact on daily life.  Blue light is part of the visible spectrum of light. We […]

    Continue Reading March 2, 2022

  • Does sugar affect eyesight? New discoveries on the dangers of dessert.

      It makes sense that if there are foods that are beneficial to eyesight, there are also foods that can be detrimental to vision. Many of the foods that are damaging to eyesight are foods that negatively affect the body in general. Interestingly, being mindful of heart health is closely tied to caring for eye health. […]

    Continue Reading November 4, 2021

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    6 Tips for Wearing Halloween Contact Lenses Successfully

    Spooky season is on the way, so that means it is time to get excited about costumes and contacts! One of the scariest parts of Halloween is the risk of eye infection and vision loss from costume contact lenses. Undoubtedly your costume should be stunning, and of course, contact lenses can take it to the […]

    Continue Reading October 1, 2021

  • A Short Guide to Cataracts: What They Are and Who They Affect

    Have you ever wondered what the deal is with cataracts? Maybe you are curious because you or someone you know has been diagnosed with them. Perhaps you’re worried about developing them in the future and are curious about what they are. Regardless of your reasoning, we have a short guide to cataracts, what they are, […]

    Continue Reading September 24, 2021

  • 5 Practical Tips to Ensure Your Child’s Eye Health and Safety

    August is child eye care and safety month. Now that you know how to prepare your child for their eye exam and new eyewear, here are some practical ways to protect their future vision! 1. Guard against UV damage with sunglasses Sunglasses are essential for the long-term health of the human eye. Yet children often […]

    Continue Reading August 19, 2021

  • Eye Floaters and Pineapple: a Curious Connection

      Have you ever noticed tiny spots in your vision? They might look something like bugs fluttering by when you look around or like strings floating around in your eyes. These spots are called “floaters” and can be a common experience for many. While often benign, floaters can indicate serious issues which should always be […]

    Continue Reading July 2, 2021

  • 6 Tips to Battle Age-Related Vision Changes

        It’s no secret. Our eyes change the older we get, making age-related vision changes inevitable. While some changes are subtle and harmless, others can indicate more serious issues. Presbyopia is one such harmless change that each of us will encounter at some point in our lives. Presbyopia is a change in the focusing […]

    Continue Reading June 11, 2021

  • Busting 5 Popular Myths About Sunglasses

      Ready, set, summer! The weather is changing and it’s time to head outside! But before you walk out the door, don’t forget to grab your sunglasses! You do have sunglasses. Don’t you? Well, if you don’t, you’re surprisingly not alone. Sadly, while sunglasses are easy to access, many of us aren’t wearing them as […]

    Continue Reading May 27, 2021

  • What to Expect From Your Eye Exam During the Time of Covid-19

        It’s hard to believe that it’s been an entire year since the start of the pandemic. Due to concerns about the spread of the new Coronavirus last March, we, like many other businesses, had to temporarily close our doors and learn how to adjust to a sense of the “new normal”.  When we […]

    Continue Reading March 31, 2021

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    Women’s Eye Health Guide

    Women’s Eye Health -It’s Different Than Men’s! You might think eyes are eyes, all basically the same and need to be taken care of in the same ways – right? Well…not quite. Women’s eye health can be quite a bit different than men’s, and often women’s eyes need more attention. In fact, 2/3 of all […]

    Continue Reading April 9, 2019